Question about Amana ALW480DA Top Load Washer
Washer doesn't spin, Clothes still wet after going thur the entire cycle.
Does it sound like a belt? What should I do?
Had same problem grab agitator and rotate it clock wise and you should hear a clinging noise and try again to wash, it should be fine
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Posted on Mar 03, 2009
Access panel in frount, 2 screws to take out. if you washer is not spinning but washes try the tension pulley is not tight enough. to cured problem of not spinning if tension is not tight. check if the plastic pulley is turning if not get it loose and put greases on it. there should be a metal sleeve fasten in the pulley. but if it is rusted to the other shaft it spins on you will never know it was to be fasten in the plastic pulley. i broke them lose and greased tighten the spring and it should work good. time to time might want to grease it.
for the other person if you machine sounds like it is winding to go in to outer space, it most likely the bearings. they are 100 each and there are 2 of them. plus seals. i used mine for a year before i locked up, if you like the performances of that machine get it fixed. the $1200 front loader i just bought went back and the old AMANA is getting fixed.
Posted on Jun 14, 2008
There should be either an access panel at the rear or you could gain access from underneath. (switch off the unit b4 removing any panels though).
Posted on Jan 22, 2008
Could be a belt or motor/brushes. or the pump is not getting the water out quick enough.
Posted on Jan 20, 2008
I have the AMANA washing machine model ALW489DAW
The washing machine is making a terrible noise when it is in
spin posision .I replaced the belt and spring
Posted on Mar 15, 2008
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